UAMS Dental Hygiene Program Offers Free ‘Summer of Smiles’ Clinic for Children on June 16

By Ben Boulden

The clinic is for children 3-17 years old. It will offer preventive services such as dental cleanings, examinations, X-ray imaging and fluoride treatments.

Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 501-686-5733 and mention “Summer of Smiles.”

The Department of Dental Hygiene is part of the UAMS College of Health Professions, which is the most comprehensive allied health college in Arkansas with 16 programs.

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,275 students, 890 medical residents and fellows, and five dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 12,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube or Instagram.

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